Peggy Wayne, Sky Girl: A Career Story for Older Girls. Betty Baxter ANDERSON.
Peggy Wayne, Sky Girl: A Career Story for Older Girls

Peggy Wayne, Sky Girl: A Career Story for Older Girls

Illustrated by Roberta Paflin. New York: Cupples & Leon Company, (1951). 8vo. Blue cloth, stamped in black. vi, 246 p. 1st ed. About fine in d.w. with minimal edgewear A lovely copy. [76040]

Career romance about a graduate nurse who "applies for a position as airline hostess with Skylines, Inc." and eventually becomes an "ace hostess and then secretly learns to fly a plane herself." She is on board during an attempted hijacking during which "she comes through, brings the plane to earth and the gangsters to justice and indirectly fosters her own fond dream of airlines one day employing women as well as men as transport pilots." According to the dust wrapper blurb: "Here are all the important facts about the career of airplane hostess - the requirements, studies during training period, actual work involved, the operation of the big transports, knowledge of instruments and navigation, and with it all a compelling story full of action, suspense and romance"

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